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Elephant journey “brings complex issues of animal protection to life”—Pickle Me This

November 6th, 2015

“Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and their Rescue from Captivity, by Rob Laidlaw and Brian Deines, is a fantastic non-fiction book that uses the power of narrative (and the award-winning Deines’ gorgeous illustrations) to bring complex issues of animal protection to life… …Four pages of photographs, fact boxes and additional text add […]

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Pickle Me This Mom and Daughter Enjoying Hoogie in the Middle

April 20th, 2013

“…I knew something was up when Harriet  suddenly couldn’t stop talking about it. (“You be Pumpkin, you be Tweezle, and I’ll be Hoogie,” she’d demand of whoever was in her company, or a variation on this.) I asked her why she liked the book so much: “Because Hoogie’s a monster and she’s nice,” Harriet answered, […]

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